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Radiation Therapist

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Job ID: 11265
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

**$5000 Sign On Bonus!**    **Relocation assistance available**

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.​

PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center is seeking a Radiation Therapist for a Part Time, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $41.49, more depending on experience. PeaceHealth is a non profit, mission -driven healthcare system serving communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska.  Located just 40 miles north of Portland, Oregon, PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center serves Southwest Washington and the surrounding Oregon communities. The Longview area offers a peaceful lifestyle, picturesque scenery and a friendly community that is a short distance from beach and mountain recreation,  as well as Portland and Seattle.

DETAILS OF THE POSITION

  • Responsible for the accurate treatment, simulation, and dosimetry of patients undergoing ionizing radiation treatment in accordance with standards of practice.
  • Administers prescribed doses of radiation to specific body parts using Linear Accelerator Equipment according to the established practices and Standards.
  • Performs dosimetric calculations under the supervision of a physicist or dosimetrist, using either manual or computerized dose calculations.
  • Assists with Brachytherapy procedures.
  • Warms up treatment machines/simulator and checks all safety and operational procedures; reports any erratic operation to the physicist
  • Checks the laser positioning to ensure proper alignment.
  • Verifies dose through barometer and thermometer measurements; reports any discrepancies to physicist.
  • Follows Principles of Radiation Protection for patient, self and others. Adhere to ALARA and other radiation safety requirements.
  • Positions Patients utilizing correct patient immobilization devices with accuracy according to simulation/prescription.
  • Adheres to Radiation Therapist Code of Ethics.
  • May train & supervise students or subordinate Radiation Therapists.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU BRING

  • Completion of an accredited Radiation Therapy course approved by ARRT program (AAS)
  • Current American Registry of Radiograph Technology (ARRT) – Radiation Therapy Certification
  • WA State Radiologic Technologist license
  • Current AHA BLS Health Care provider card
  • Prior experience preferred.

OTHER SKILLS

  • Competent in treatment planning and dosimetry
  • Maintain quality assurance programs in accordance with departmental policy.
  • Strong customer service skills, treat patients with empathy and respect.
  • Demonstrated skills in use of computers and treatment programs

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign On Bonus
  • Beautiful community hospital with a caring and collaborative culture

For a full description of this position or for questions, please contact Andrea, [email protected]

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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